Dual Booters out there -- What do you still run on Windows
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I need to use Rhino 4 and AutoCAD for work, the one problem Linux has is that there is not a great 3D CAD package available. I also still record some of the local radio shows from my FM receiver card so I can listen to them on my ipod. I have tried to get my FM receiver card to run through Linux for a while, but others do not seem to have any joy either.
If it were not for these things, windows would not be on my system at all!!!
Xolo: would it be group captain lionel mandrake???
Ah, ermm.. I see some reference to Captain Lionel Mandrake out there (Peter Sellers in Dr.Strangelove?) but i'm afraid the Mandrake I refer to is now called Mandriva, the Linux distribution. less comical than our dear Mr.Sellers some years ago they, Mandrake Linux, decided to merge with another company, and from this came a name change to Mandriva.
Originally Posted by landonmkelsey
this forum esp this thread is for blowing off steam with a humorous bent
do a search on "14000 linux munich" and see how badly windows fared
and then consider the $785 million fine in Europe. Those guys don't &&&* around!
Vista is being abandoned and Windows 7 is on the grill
I'll never spend another $.01 on microsoft.
Watching another forum, I see rumors of "something" in the OS software
resisting dual boot. Could be Vista or was it Fedora 10...I'll have to read on!
K3B won't burn to some external burners.
I think some of the commands are burried in the source code?
It's not like you can go edit an XML file to change the script it calls to burn with.
Basario is a better alternative though Gnome based.
Nero for Linux is nice but not free.
Originally Posted by Xolo
I think you're better off telling this to the Fedora developers more directly.
As far as K3B.. what problems? By the by, K3B is just a front-end to common tools.
And I don't see your Firefox problem either, is this one specific site you visit or?..
Perhaps it could be fixed with more specific attention.
Distribution: Xubuntu today, Lord know what tomorrow!
I use Windows for 3 things: Word Processing (got Office 2007, might as well use it), media serving (the Xbox running XBMC doesn't like talking to the Linux box for some reason), and online gaming (Steam doesn't work in Linux... yet.)
Since my last post here, I almost never use Windows at home. However, I still have an installation of XP because I am studying with the Open University and for some courses the software is Windows-only (I totally failed to get Mathcad working under Wine, and I will be having to use it again next year).
My digital TV Tuner card, unfortunetly is unrecognised by the distro I Use and well I just need HD-TV On my computer. SO I set WIndows to a 10gig partitition (and Suse Enterprise 10.1 has the much bigger drive) - Why dedicate a 60 gig partition to WIndows when I will only use one app! LOL